Due to a difficult epidemical situation, the citizens of many countries of the world are recommended to stay at home. A number of Internet services decided to provide users with free access to their materials for the time. The Kingdom of North Barchant made a list of the most useful resources so that the time spent in quarantine at home would be used to good use.
Music, opera, and theatres
- Bolshoy theatre — the live broadcast of plays on Sundays on the theatre site.
- Mariinsky theatre — selected videos are available on the official site or Youtube channel.
- Shostakovich philharmonic in St. Petersburg — free records and broadcast on the site.
- Viennese opera — to watch you need to sign in, the records are available within a day.
- Metropolitan opera — usually broadcasting starts from at 12:30.
- Berlin philharmonic — to March, 31 access is provided to archive concerts with the promo code BERLINPHIL.
- Berline opera — shows a new free video from archives every day.
- Bavarian opera — recorded performances will be available for two weeks after publishing. The opera is closed to April,19.
- TheatreHD – every play is available on the site within 24 hours (from 2:30 to 1:30 Moscow time)
- culture.ru – there are many records of old Soviet plays here.
Movies and series
- Premier online movie theatre opens free access to its premium channel.
- Okko online movie theatre launched Okkobro chatbot in Telegram or you can write the "okkobro" word to direct messages of the official group of the movie theatre Okko VK. The service asks viewers to tell about canceled plans and attach a photo proving the fact of staying at home.
- Kinopoisk HD online movie theatre opened free access to its catalog till the end of April with the promo code POKAVSEDOMA.
Books and lectures
- Arzamas radio gives a free subscription to all courses and lectures to April 15 with the promo code КАРАНТИН.
- Alpina Publisher provided access to 70 e-books with the promo code GIFT_STAYHOME.
- Bookmate - the books of the Garazh publisher are free now.
- Naked Science scientific journal opened free access to all journals with the promo code COVID19.
- Direct Speech (Прямая речь) auditory makes the video archives of records free on its site.
- Yandex launched a free distance learning platform for school children.
- Coursera educational platform provided free access to almost 4 thousand online courses for the students of partner universities.
- GeekBrains educational platform made three courses free to March, 31.
- Bang Bang Education design library opened 46 courses for free studying to April, 17.
- Tens of free courses are available on the platforms of SPBGU and HSE.
- Skills4u platform opens full free access to April, 15.
- Foxford provides free access to all school curricula courses for the time of quarantine.
- Netology educational online platform opened everyone free access to its library of video courses about marketing, business, and design. After signing up, enter the promo code STAYHOME.
If you have interesting resources you’d like to share with our citizens – feel free to tell about them in the comments.